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The right tool for the job: Five collaborative writing tools for academics.

The right tool for the job: Five collaborative writing tools for academics. | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it
Research collaboration now involves significant online communication. But sending files back and forth between collaborators creates redundancy of effort, causes unnecessary delays and, many times,...

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massimo facchinetti's curator insight, April 5, 2014 3:34 AM

Not only for academics…!!!

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, April 14, 2014 2:58 AM

Five collaborative writing tools for academics.

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Online Brainstorming and Planning. Add a sticky note and post it online with dot voting.

Online Brainstorming and Planning. Add a sticky note and post it online with dot voting. | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it

Stormboard is an online brainstorming and collaboration platform. The name comes from a combination of brainstorm and whiteboard.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, March 24, 2014 10:28 AM

This looks like a nice tool for getting students to think things out and collect ideas before class. You can use it for free with up to 5 users, but with more than that you need a license.

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Ana Cristina Pratas - Six Degrees of Integration | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC

Ana Cristina Pratas - Six Degrees of Integration | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it

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Sokratik, create and share html5 audio-visual presentations

Sokratik, create and share html5 audio-visual presentations | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it

Sokratik - a way to create audio-visual presentations in your browser and share them with the world.


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Fiona Harvey's curator insight, March 22, 2014 1:18 AM

Looks fun

Ana María Andrada's curator insight, March 31, 2014 2:56 PM

Es fundamental en este tiempo, como diría el sociólogo Richard Rorty "mantener las convesaciones en movimiento, como forma de investigación implícita". Estas herramientas ayudan.

Juan Fernández's curator insight, August 1, 2014 3:06 PM

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This looks like a really nice tool to get students creating presentations and using their own voice to narrate. Great way to get students speaking.

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20 video project ideas to engage students

20 video project ideas to engage students | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it
Videos are engaging. They can be a powerful tool to draw students in and connect them to content in innovative ways. Here are 20 ways to do it.

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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, March 23, 2014 12:57 PM

Integrating video projects into the classroom can be as simple or complex as you want. Just grab a phone, digital camera or tablet and your students are on their way.

Here are some video project ideas, divided into ideas for any classroom and ideas for specific subject areas:

Betty Skeet's curator insight, April 10, 2014 8:57 AM

Video project ideas!

Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, May 1, 2014 9:12 AM

These look like great ideas to encourage media literacy as well. You have to understand media from the inside to create media. Nothing makes you more media literate then learning to create it.

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5 Awesome Interactive Web Tools to Help Students in Their Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

5 Awesome Interactive Web Tools to Help Students in Their Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it

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Using YouTube to encourage authentic writing


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Quick video conferencing

Quick video conferencing | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it
appear.in is an easy to use video meeting system in your browser

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Patty Ball's curator insight, March 10, 2014 12:26 PM

another video conferencing option

John O'Connor's curator insight, March 20, 2014 7:15 AM

FaceTime on the iPad is great but this could be better in that its multiplatform.

Dennis Swender's curator insight, March 3, 2016 10:32 AM

This sounds perfect for video conferencing. It's good for groups of up to 8 people and is  free too!

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Free online Dictionary of English Pronunciation - How to Pronounce English words

Free online Dictionary of English Pronunciation - How to Pronounce English words | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it
A free online Talking English Pronunciation Dictionary - simply mouse over your entry to hear it pronounced. American and British spellings, with alternative pronunciations. Sounds are fast, clear and completely natural, pre-recorded by native speakers. Answers the question "How do you say...?".

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Indrit Bulku's curator insight, February 4, 2014 6:42 PM

what I need for mus students!

Luís Cálix's curator insight, February 6, 2014 3:30 PM

Muito útil e fácil de usar: basta passar o rato em cima da palavra. resposta rápida, clara e natural. Opções de pronúncia para inglês britânico e americano.

Jovi Buendia's curator insight, March 7, 2014 1:49 PM

A good resource for ELs

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The Future of E-Ducation Report

The Future of E-Ducation Report | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it

We invite you to read our latest SVC2UK White Paper, “The Future of E-ducation“, written in collaboration with Gold Mercury International, the Corporate Vision® Strategy Think Tank. The Paper draws on many of the case studies from SVC2UK 2013 and explores what the future is likely to look like for teachers and students.


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Les Howard's curator insight, February 3, 2014 9:15 AM

Interesting paper looking at the future of education and some of the implications.

Laura Rosillo's curator insight, June 14, 2014 7:17 AM

Buena selección de artículos sobre el futuro de la educación

A/Prof Jon Willis's curator insight, June 16, 2014 6:28 PM

Where is technology taking us in Higher Ed? Here's one vision, from the UK

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Free online tutorial for find Copyright Google Imagesr - by Russell Stannard

Free online tutorial for find Copyright Google Imagesr - by Russell Stannard | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it
Free online Google Image tutorial for teachers and students. TeacherTrainingVideos.com provides free step by step camtasia screencasts that take you through a whole range of ict and web2.0 tools

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niftyjock's curator insight, January 22, 2014 4:35 PM

we should all remember to ask permistion to use images

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50 Free Animation Tools And Resources For Digital Learners

50 Free Animation Tools And Resources For Digital Learners | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it
50 Free Animation Tools And Resources For Digital Learners

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Sandrine Delage (Borgé)'s curator insight, February 7, 2014 2:23 PM

Cela va vous occuper de tester tous ces logiciels ! A garder même pour les moins Digital Learners !

Janet Shivell's curator insight, April 25, 2014 10:44 AM

Check out these 50 Free Animation Tools And Resources For Digital Learners

Kathleen Boyd's curator insight, March 26, 2016 9:43 PM


A great listing of valuable tools.


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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-tools-for-teaching-people-and-learners/?tag=Animated


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Digital books for teacher development

Digital books for teacher development | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it

If you are interested in finding out how to create your own digital e-book and discovering some of the problems I come across and some of the resources I find to overcome these problems, then you can follow my digital magazine on Flipboard, where I’ll be sharing some of the ups and downs and insights into the project.


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Lynnette Van Dyke's curator insight, March 17, 2014 5:23 PM

Nice resource!

David W. Deeds's curator insight, March 20, 2014 9:29 AM

Thanks to Nik Peachey.

Ness Crouch's curator insight, March 28, 2014 7:59 PM

Some tips for creating your own e-books.. sounds good to me! I'd like to try this with my class. 

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Teaching with mobile devices -Nicky Hockly


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Lauren Lewis's comment, April 4, 2014 1:00 PM
La presentadora mencionó un estudio hecho reciente por PollNation que examinó la adquisición/aprendizaje del lenguas con el uso de flashcards en aparatos mobiles versus los flashcards tradicionales hecho por mano en papel, por ejemplo. El estudio encontró que los flashcards mobiles con ciertas aplicaciones para iPhone, iPad, Android etc. produjeron resultados mejores y positivos que los flashcards tradicionales. Este es solo un ejemplo de cómo el aprendizaje de lenguas con la tecnología, particularmente con los teléfonos inteligentes o tablets, promueve la adquisición. Los flashcards de aplicaciones son inteligentes y tienen la capacidad de recordar tus palabras, tu progreso, o por ejemplo, notar ciertas palabras para practicar más. Son capaces de proveer apoyo del aprendizaje individual de manera práctica, fácil, lógica, y portable.
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Exposure - Create Beautiful Photo Narratives

Exposure - Create Beautiful Photo Narratives | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it
Exposure enables photographers to easily tell vibrant stories with their photos. Assemble a more complete narrative than you could with a feed or lonely photo on a permalink page.

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Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, March 25, 2014 2:27 PM

A lovely tool, but the free version is really just a trial. Not too expensive, though, at only $5 a month for anyone who has need of it. 

JordiMarínba's curator insight, March 26, 2014 5:53 AM

Ready to create your amazing narratives with your mobile? This is a great tool which assembles photos on a permalink page.

flea palmer's curator insight, April 7, 2014 11:35 AM

This looks a really good way to create a photo story - nice layout too...

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Digital books for teacher development

Digital books for teacher development | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it

If you are interested in finding out how to create your own digital e-book and discovering some of the problems I come across and some of the resources I find to overcome these problems, then you can follow my digital magazine on Flipboard, where I’ll be sharing some of the ups and downs and insights into the project.


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Lynnette Van Dyke's curator insight, March 17, 2014 5:23 PM

Nice resource!

David W. Deeds's curator insight, March 20, 2014 9:29 AM

Thanks to Nik Peachey.

Ness Crouch's curator insight, March 28, 2014 7:59 PM

Some tips for creating your own e-books.. sounds good to me! I'd like to try this with my class. 

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Creating social phrasebooks with Phraseum

Creating social phrasebooks with Phraseum | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it

I spend a lot of time looking at different web-based tools and apps and thinking about if and how they can be used for learning. Sometimes it takes some thought and at other times it’s really obvious. With Phraseum it was instantly obvious that this was a really great tool for learning.


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Anthony MARTINS de NOBREGA's curator insight, March 20, 2014 5:26 AM

un exemple des apports de la technologie à la simplification de l'apprentissage

David Baker's curator insight, March 20, 2014 12:27 PM

I am sharing this with several ELL teachers I work with.  I see this as a tool of potential for our secondary learners as they will have an iPad over the next few years as a part of our 1:1.

Marianne Hart's curator insight, April 3, 2014 9:20 PM

Organize vocabulary...

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A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom

A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it

If you're going to ignore social media in the classroom, then [..] stop pretending that you're helping low-income children overcome the digital divide if you aren't going to teach them how to communicate online.
Social media is here. It's just another resource and doesn't have to be a distraction from learning objectives. Social media is another tool that you can use to make your classroom more engaging, relevant and culturally diverse.


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María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, March 12, 2014 6:29 AM

A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom

Cédric's curator insight, March 12, 2014 5:33 PM

Toujours dans la même ligne de notre précédent atelier des TICE en cours de FLE mais on peut apprécier certaines indications qui peuvent être bien utiles!

Maria Richards's curator insight, March 14, 2014 8:55 AM

Bridging the divide...

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Tocomail - safe email for kids

Tocomail - safe email for kids | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it
Tocomail is free, simple and safe email for kids that offers parents complete control over kids email activity while providing a fun and safe email service experience with kids email app.

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Luis Ferreira's curator insight, March 13, 2014 9:44 AM

bom

Anne Macdonell's curator insight, March 28, 2014 8:48 AM

Worth looking into

Rosanna López 's curator insight, March 30, 2014 5:40 AM

Email seguro para niños.

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FlipQuiz | Gameshow-style Quiz Boards for Educators

FlipQuiz | Gameshow-style Quiz Boards for Educators | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it

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David Baker's curator insight, February 27, 2014 5:43 PM

Starting to think about digital resources to support teachers and students as we move 1:1.

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, March 2, 2014 12:57 PM

Easy to design gameshow-style quizz board

Maryalice Leister's curator insight, April 14, 2014 3:02 PM

An important approach for all learners and no more so than for reluctant or at-risk  learners.

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The best free presentation software and other alternatives to Microsoft PowerPoint

The best free presentation software and other alternatives to Microsoft PowerPoint | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it
Want to make a splash with your presentations, but don’t want to splash out any money on a program? Forget PowerPoint, we’ve got some totally gratis...

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Solange Giardino's curator insight, March 21, 2014 4:54 PM

Ótimas alternativas para variar nas apresentações.

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, March 23, 2014 3:22 PM

A new compilation of free software to prepare digital presentations.

Of course... alternatives to Power-point or Keynote.


Have a look, and if you're not into any of them, give them a try!!!

Ingrid B's curator insight, April 2, 2014 8:34 AM

Algunos programas gratuitos para hacer presentaciones, como nuevas y más completas alternativas al ppt.

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Voxy - Learn a language from life

Voxy - Learn a language from life | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it

We don’t believe learning should be based on static content, memorizing verb charts, grammar rules, or learning vocabulary words out of context. That’s why we create engaging exercises with authentic language used by native speakers. We don't write lessons for you, we curate real-world discourse and turn it into lessons adapted to your language level.


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Quick Idioms's curator insight, February 9, 2014 2:08 PM
creating engaging exercises with authentic language
Aguilar Dominique's curator insight, February 26, 2014 1:24 PM

Pour améliorer la compétence  LANGUE , anglais.

Juan Fernández's curator insight, August 1, 2014 1:53 PM
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Voxy looks like a really great all round product to get students listening, reading and speaking. You can access it through any device, but the mobile app looks really great and it's one of the first I've seen that really seems to be drawing on the multimedia capabilities of mobile and tablet devices for language learning.

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Innovative Ideas for Using Google Forms

Innovative Ideas for Using Google Forms | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it
Home Page of followmolly.com

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Alenka Andrin's curator insight, March 17, 2014 3:45 PM

Examples of Using Google Forms in education.

Ressources pour les cours d'anglais's curator insight, February 7, 2015 1:22 PM

Différentes façons d'utiliser google form : des idées très intéressantes à utiliser. 

Anabela Luís's curator insight, February 10, 2015 6:02 AM

Muito bom para quem usa formulários do Google ou quer aprender a usar.

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Download videos from ALL video sites, Free!

Download videos from Youtube, SoundCloud mp3, Facebook, VK, Xvideos, Vimeo, Metacafe, Putlocker and more.

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Nataliasterns's curator insight, January 31, 2014 12:42 PM

para desc videos

Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, February 8, 2014 7:26 PM

This can be a teachers friend when the internet goes down or blocked. Thank you for sharing this valuable and free service.

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11 Great Twitter Etiquettes Teachers should Know ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

11 Great Twitter Etiquettes Teachers should Know ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it

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